Highland Council

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Highland Council leader Councillor Margaret Davidson and strategic chair Councillor Trish Robertson have called on the local authority to align its thinking around climate change and poverty. Cllr Davidson stressed the importance of considering how the Scottish Government’s Just

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A new welfare guide has been published on the Highland Council’s website to highlight to people across the Highlands the range of financial support and guidance which is available to them. 

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The Highland Council is working with the Nairn Citizens Advice Bureau to provide a new office and IT suite along with twelve 1 and 2-bed flats for council rent on the site for the former community centre in Nairn.

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RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd is gearing up to start on the Caol and Lochyside Flood Protection Scheme this month. The £11 million project will see the construction of a 2km flood defence between the Caledonian Canal and the Soldiers Bridge on the River Lochy. The project has been designed by th

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The Highland Council is now accepting expressions of interest for the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund for 2022-2023. The fund, which is delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government, supports locally developed regeneration projects for communities, helping with job creation and support, and

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Construction work began last week on two new community-led affordable houses to rent in Cannich in a project led by a local community group. The project has been driven by Strathglass & Affric Community Company, which was keen to see an empty building put to better use, for the good of the local

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Aberdeen-based Kirkwood Homes has pushed ahead with a £200 million plan to build up to 800 new homes at the former Fairways golf course in Inverness. A Proposal of Application Notice was submitted to Highland Council, with the developers claiming the development will create about 150 construct

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The latest outlook for future development and housing delivery across the Highlands has been unveiled by the Highland Council with the publication of the Housing Land Audit for 2020. The publication aims to provide updated forecasts for housing delivery and clearer information on the requirements fo

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The Highland Council has started its review of the Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan. The council has said the review will provide an opportunity for locals to reflect and discuss their relationships with the places where people live. It added that moving forward its ambition is to create sus

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Highland Council’s housing and property committee has agreed for the projected year-end Housing Revenue Account (HRA) surplus to be added back to the budget for housing repairs and maintenance for financial year 2021/22. Committee members recognised that a reduced level of council house repair

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